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contrast
used in Girl Interrupted

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
contrast their writing styles
Definition
point to differences between; or compare to show differences
  • In contrast to viscosity's cellular coma, velocity endows every platelet and muscle fiber with a mind of its own, a means of knowing and commenting on its own behavior.

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2  —1 use as in:
there is a contrast
Definition
a difference — especially a notable difference; or the side-x-side arrangement of things that draws attention to an unmissable difference
  • The contrast got under my skin.

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